The Education Program has a wide variety of resources to loan to local schools. Please contact PCEI’s educators to reserve supplies, field guides, or learning bins for your classroom.
Learning Bins (under construction)
Orienteering Bin: This bin contains compasses and directions for setting up a game to help your class learn compass basics.
Rainforest Bin: Books and interesting artifacts (skins, butterfly specimens, and more) will enhance your rainforest lessons.
Oceans Bin: If your class is studying oceans, this bin will supplement your lessons with a variety of specimens (coral, sea turtle, walrus tusk, and Helmet Shell), an ocean floor map, and books.
Tree ID and Forest Measurement Bin Materials include measuring tapes, tangent tree height guides, tree ring dating kit, box of tree cookies, clinometers, and calculators.
Weather Pocket Guide
Peterson First Guide to Birds Trees of Idaho
Supplies (under construction)
Water quality monitoring equipment
Pond and stream study equipment
Fact Sheets (under construction)
These handy fact sheets cover the basics of a variety of environmental topics. Use them to brush up on some ecology for a unit you are teaching or to be better informed for that next public meeting. Each sheet includes a list of references for more in-depth study. Click a topic below to download the pdf Fact Sheet.
Restoration and Trees: